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Are you looking for an opportunity to serve the Lord and reach at-risk kids right here in America? The need is great, and you can be part of a home mission making a difference in the lives of children who need Jesus - right here in our own communities! Help meet their needs by ensuring our Michigan campus is a safe, fun environment for them!

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan

Position Type: Full-Time, Year-Round

Position Description:

The Michigan Facilities & Grounds Manager is responsible for the year-round maintenance and upkeep of all buildings, facilities, and grounds located on the Michigan campus of Youth Haven.  This position includes general management and oversight of our facility and grounds staff and volunteers.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Be a consistent Christian role model inside and outside the ministry of Youth Haven

  • Hands-on work with plumbing, electrical, carpentry, grounds work, and other areas of facility maintenance and upkeep at the Michigan campus

  • Oversee staff and volunteers working on facility and grounds projects at the Michigan campus. This includes developing and maintaining a “master list” of projects and assigning tasks to staff and volunteers to ensure completion of each in a timely manner and with excellence.

  • Ensure the Michigan campus is maintained according to all state and local regulations and standards and remains in a state of readiness for local and state inspections

  • Ensure all Youth Haven owned vehicles (cars & trucks, mowing equipment, tractors and implements) are maintained

  • Coordinate the facility & grounds setup needed for special events held at the campus

  • Assist with tours, special guest visits, and other things occurring at the campus as requested

  • Coordinate an “on-call” schedule with facility and grounds staff to ensure coverage each week, especially when children or outside groups are on-site

  • Assist with budget and expense management for the Michigan campus facilities and grounds


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have an active, growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • A sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and core values, understanding the opportunity to be involved with Youth Haven as a home mission organization

  • A mission minded, servant attitude required. While this position will have normal working hours, being on call for emergency needs is necessary, especially when children are on site

  • Proven experience and demonstrated skill in areas of general maintenance, plumbing, electrical, drywall, general carpentry, pool maintenance, and grounds care

  • Detail oriented with a desire for excellence

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven management experience with employees and/or volunteers of varying ages and skill levels

  • Ability to work in a team environment with staff and volunteers

  • Organized and self-motivated 

  • Relocation to on-site housing (provided by Youth Haven) required, or must live within 20 minutes of the Michigan campus in Rives Junction

Youth Haven is a great place to work, with all members of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. We offer competitive salaries, housing, health & dental insurance, a 401(k), and other benefits based upon experience and positional responsibilities. If you feel you possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.

Click here to submit your employment application!

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